Glossary Results for prefix "to"
|Token||Another term for a staff or tablet.|
|Top Light||Auxilliary fixed windows located above the main windows (“longlights”) on the corridor side of the vehicle. These admitted more light and also allowed a standing passenger to see out. Specifically a style of carriage body construction adopted by the LNWR from 1911 onwards which formed a sharp break with the Wolverton “traditional” body style.|
|Torpedo Ventilators||Another name for Laycock’s ventilators|
|TPO – Travelling Post Office||Specially constructed vehicle for the conveyance (and often the sorting) of letter and/or parcel mail under contract to the Post Office, and manned by GPO staff. The LNWR and West Coast Joint Stock owned far more of these vehicles than any other company.|
|Train Out Of Section||A signalling bell-coded message (2 beats, pause, 1 beat) given by a signalman to the signal box in-rear when a train (complete with tail lamp) has passed the signal box of the signalman giving the message and hence the section is unoccupied. The signalman in-rear is then free to offer another train.|
|TT Gauge||See Model Gauges.|